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  • 12 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) conducted their bilateral flagship naval exercise, codenamed Exercise Pelican, from 4 to 10 June 2014.   The RSN deployed a Formidable-class stealth frigate (RSS Intrepid) with an embarked naval helicopter for the exercise, while the RBN participated with two Darussalam-class patrol vessels (KDB […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Industry news

    Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen officiated at a ceremony to mark the commissioning of the Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) first Archer-class submarine, RSS Archer, at Changi Naval Base. During the ceremony, Dr Ng presented the commissioning warrant to Commanding Officer, RSS Archer, Lieutenant-Colonel (LTC) Jack Nyeo. Dr Ng also visited RSS Archer […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the navies of the Republic of Singapore and Indonesia are taking part in the 25th edition of exercise Eagle Indopura from July 18 to 25. The exercise is conducted in three phases – the harbor phase in Surabaya, Indonesia; the sea phase in the Java Sea, Karimata Strait and Singapore Strait en route […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast called at the People’s Liberation Army (Navy)’s [PLA(N)] Yangzijiang Naval Jetty in Shanghai on September 8. According to Singapore Navy, the port call from 8 to 11 September 2016 will see an exchange of ship visits between personnel of the two navies, including a reception for […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid, conducted a successful live-firing of an Aster Surface-to-Air Missile on 12 July (Singapore time), as part of the multilateral Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercise.   Hosted by the United States Navy and held from 26 June to 1 August, Exercise RIMPAC 2014 comprises […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) has decommissioned two more Fearless-class patrol vessels. The decommissioning ceremony for the 1996-built RSS Daring and RSS Resilience was held at Tuas Naval Base on July 19, 2018, marking the progressive handing over of duties from the PVs to the new littoral mission vessels (LMVs). “These two faithful Fearless-class […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN’s) first Archer-class submarine, RSS Archer, arrived at Changi Naval Base (CNB) from Sweden earlier today. Chief of Navy, Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng, and other senior naval officers were present at CNB to witness its return. Launched in Karlskrona, Sweden on 16 Jun 2009, RSS Archer is one of […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The navies of Republic of Singapore and the United States wrapped up the first iteration of a new exercise which took place between August 19 and September 2. With the training space available in the waters off Guam, exercise Pacific Griffin provided the RSN with the opportunity to join the US Navy in advanced warfare […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) are conducting Exercise Malapura, a bilateral maritime exercise, from 27 Feb to 7 Mar 2012. Singapore is hosting this year’s exercise, the 22nd in the series held since 1984. RSN Fleet Commander, Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han and RMN Fleet Operations Commander, Vice Admiral […]

  • 17 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Republic of Singapore Navy has launched its second littoral mission vessel (LMV) at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) Benoi Yard. The second of overall eight ships in the class was launched April 16 and named Sovereignty. The eight LMVs are set to replace the RSN’s aging Fearless-class patrol vessels which have been in service […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) is participating in the annual Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) exercise, together with the United States Navy and navies from Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. This year’s exercise, which will be held from 27 Aug to 3 Sep 2012, marks the 11th in the series. The Exercise […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    After decommissioning its first Fearless-class patrol vessel RSS Independence in March this year, the Republic of Singapore Navy has decommissioned additional three vessels in the class in a ceremony on October 3. RSS Sovereignty, RSS Unity and RSS Justice were the tree vessels to retire at Tuas Naval Base after 20 years of service. The […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Republic of Singapore Navy and Indonesian Navy ships concluded several days of mine countermeasure drill in Batam, Indonesia. The 17th edition of the exercise took place between August 22 and 26. This year’s joint MINEX saw the participation of more than 300 personnel from the RSN and the TNI-AL. The exercise consisted of shore-based planning […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate, RSS Formidable, will participate in the Multilateral Maritime Exercise (MME) in Qingdao, China on 24 April 2014, at the invitation of the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) for their 65th anniversary celebrations.   Together with 17 ships from seven other countries, RSS Formidable will carry out manoeuvring […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy and Republic of Singapore Navy completed the 21st annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore after 11 days of comprehensive training both at sea and ashore, July 24. CARAT Singapore featured a series of dynamic training engagements including a five-day sea phase involving ships, submarines and aircraft from both countries. Building […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are participating in a bilateral naval exercise, named Exercise Singsiam, taking place from November 2-12, 2015. Exercise Singsiam is a biennial exercise that was first held in 1981. Hosted by the RSN, the opening ceremony was co-officiated by Colonel Edwin Leong, Commanding Officer of […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Endurance-class Landing Ship Tank, RSS Endurance, embarked with a Super Puma helicopter, was docked at VivoCity Promenade from 14 to 17 November 2013. The event, [email protected], was launched by the Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Ng Chee Peng. The public had a chance to visit RSS Endurance, which has been […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Indian Navy (IN) are conducting the annual Singapore-Indian Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX), from 22 to 27 May 2014.   Hosted by the IN, the opening ceremony of the exercise held yesterday was co-officiated by the RSN’s Commanding Officer of 188 Squadron, Colonel (COL) Alan Goh and the […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN) Formidable-class frigate, RSS Formidable, is making a port call at the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force’s (JMSDF) Yokosuka Naval Base from 22 to 27 Aug 2012. The port call saw an exchange of ship visits between the personnel of the two navies. Prior to the port call, RSS Formidable conducted […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Ships from the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are underway in the Gulf of Thailand as part of a week-long exercise called Singsiam. The bilateral exercise is hosted by Thailand and is set to conclude on June 9. Warships are taking part in conventional warfare training in anti-surface and […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The keel laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) was held at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) in Jurong today.   The keel laying of the first LMV marks another significant milestone for the RSN. This LMV is the first of eight new LMVs to be built for […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy held a launching ceremony it’s first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Independence, at the Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine)’s Benoi shipyard on July 3. The launch of Independence is a significant milestone in the RSN’s continued transformation to keep Singapore’s seas safe. The new LMVs are smarter and faster ships, equipped with sharper capabilities […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard launched the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s eighth and final Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV), Fearless, in a ceremony on January 26. The launch ceremony was officiated by senior minister of state for defence Heng Chee How whose wife launched the LMV. “The navy is every maritime nation’s first line of defence. A strong […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On the evening of 27 June, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) promoted 46 officers, 9 Military Experts and 3 Warrant Officers from the Royal Singapore Navy (RSN) at a promotion ceremony held at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). At the ceremony, Minister for Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen presented certificates to personnel promoted to the […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    A delegation of 13 personnel from the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN), headed by Lt Col (L) Shamsul Bahren bin Haji Taweh, arrived at the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) Fleet Headquarters based at Changi Naval Base to conduct a joint simulator exercise code-named PELICAN. This year’s exercise marks the 32nd in the series and will […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast became the first non-United States Navy (USN) ship to lead a multinational group sail to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, the world’s largest international maritime exercise. The frigate led two other warships, one from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and one from the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Republic of Singapore Navy’s fourth littoral mission vessel ‘Justice’ was launched at ST Marine’s Benoi shipyard during a ceremony held on March 18. Littoral mission vessels are being built to replace the 20-year-old Fearless-class patrol vessels which the Singapore Navy started to gradually decommission. The LMV project is making progress, with LMV Justice expected to be fully […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise, Exercise Singaroo, from 29 September to 3 October 2014. Hosted by Singapore, this year’s exercise was the 17th in the series held since 1995. The five-day exercise was conducted in the South China Sea and comprised three-dimensional warfare […]

  • 3 May 2018

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has been selected to provide its Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) for the first four ships of the Royal Saudi Navy’s (RSN) Multi-Mission Surface Combatant (MMSC) program. As informed, OSI will build and deliver a military grade system for the MMSC program based on the system designed for the US […]